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Mailbag: New Orleans Saints fan asks pertinent question after Ray Rice’s suspension

This week I am not answering any questions, and am instead posing a question to you as a reader. I came across this from one of our followers on Twitter last week, and I found it extremely relevant and thought-provoking: @RobertFouquet: @Saints_News @nworleanssaints @cover32_NO @SaintsNews @SaintsReportCom @SaintsUpdate @SaintsGab — Robert Fouquet (@RobertFouquet...
Via cover32 - Saints
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ravens happy Ray Rice is being cheered after beating his wife

The Baltimore Ravens seem to be happy that Ray Rice received a warm welcome from fans at last night’s practice at M&T Bank  Stadium. You might ask yourself,  what’s wrong with this? It’s not bad that the fans support Rice, they can have their own opinions.   It’s bad that the Ravens are pointing out that Rice is being cheered after beating his wife during the offseason...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ravens brag about Ray Rice receiving standing ovation

Ray Rice was given a hero’s welcome in his return to the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night. Rice, who has been busy in court and disciplinary hearings this offseason after a domestic assault incident involving his wife Janay Palmer, got a standing ovation from Ravens fans as he took the field at an open training […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Whoopi: 'If you hit a man, don't be surprised if he hits back'

Growing up, I was always taught that no matter how angry someone got, violence was not an acceptable solution. Beyond that, as a young lady, I was also told that you should never raise your hand to a man because they may not have been brought up the same set of values. Which brings us again to the discussion of Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice, and the incident involving his wife Janay...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
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Ray Rice returns, gets a huge ovation from Baltimore Ravens fans

Ray Rice might not be the most popular human being in the country right now, but in Baltimore he is still beloved, if yesterday’s practice is any indication. According to Jamison Hensley of ESPN, when Rice was shown on the video screen at the stadium, the crowd of 28,000 gave him a rousing round of applause. At the #Ravens stadium practice, the big screen showed Ray Rice racing...
Via cover32 - Ravens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL's attempt to explain Rice suspension less than convincing

The National Football League has some of the highest-paid public relations personnel in the United States. This is one of the primary reasons that it has been able to skirt some major issues in the past as it relates to how the public perceives the league.  Unfortunately for the league, the two-game suspension Ray Rice received for assaulting his now wife Janay Palmer earlier this...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith apologizes for domestic violence comments

ESPN’s first statement on the controversy that has enveloped the network after Stephen A. Smith’s comments on domestic violence amounted to an advertisement for Monday’s First Take.  There the network said, Smith would address the controversy in full. Monday’s First Take opened with what appeared to be a taped apology from Smith on set alone with Cari Champion.  After Smith...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rice’s wife pleaded with Goodell for light punishment

Ray Rice has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season for his involvement in a domestic violence incident with his wife Janay Palmer at a casino over the winter. Given that the public was shown a video of Rice dragging an unconscious Palmer out of an elevator and police reportedly had […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle calls out 'First Take' for Ray Rice segment

Michelle Beadle is going to say what she thinks.  That’s what has led her to being one of the most popular sports personalities in the industry… and to some notable clashes with others along the way. On Friday, she went where few ESPN employees are willing to go and publicly criticized First Take for their facepalm-inducing debate/segment/whatever on Ray Rice (which is really...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Olbermann crushes NFL over Ray Rice suspension

I know the name Keith Olbermann is revolting to a segment of the population because of his past involvement in the political talk show world, but anyone who denies his ability as a broadcaster is fooling themselves. And Olbermann is at his best when harnessing his considerable talent towards something sports-related. On Thursday night we got yet another example of the man in his...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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